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Old 07-12-2010, 01:29 PM   #1
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Thumbs up June 2010 Rotary of the Month


1979 Aussie Delivered Mazda RX-7 S1 - Location: Adelaide, Australia

Q: Congratulations to FIBREMAZ 13 BEEF / Alexis on winning Rotary Car Club's June 2010 Ride of the Month! Tell us about how you acquired this car?
A: I bought this car from a lawyer approimately 9 years ago in bone stock form

Q: Favorite stretch of road to drive your car on (location)?
A: Adelaide Hills (South Australia) plenty of twists and turns

Q: Whats the biggest reason you chose a rotary powered car to modify?
A: I was born into a Mazda family with both of my parents having owned Mazda's since the late 70's. My old man had an S1 Rx7 when I was young and that got me hooked

Q: What are the future plans on this car?
A: Not too much, perhaps repaint the enging bay at some stage

Q: What was the worst and best memory of this project?
A: Probably the 1st time I heard my car with my 1st PP 13b motor start up for best. Worst would be losing a wheel

Q: Any other hobbies besides cars?
A: Carbon Fibre, Technology in general

Q: Anyone you'd like to thank?
A: Boostworx, Mildren Race Engineering and my mate Ralston who is a wealth of knowledge and a highly skilled individual.

Q: Anything in the pipeline for another ROTM win?
A: Maybe my 1968 1500 Estate once it's sorted and had front end rapinted

Specifications and Mods:
Exterior - Respray in 300C metallic silver in '05
NOS tail light lenses/gaskets and front parkers
C/F Hood/cowel/headlight covers/rear 1/4 vent covers

Engine/driveline/cooling
Rx5 13B PP 48mm ports, S5T gearbox, lightened fly, H/D Extreme clutch
EFi Hardware 50mm T.B's/S5 injectors/Microtech ECU/Malpassi fuel reg
S3 Front stuts with coilovers 350Lb springs/KYB shocks/Noltec strut tops
FD calipers on FC slotted discs modified to suit
S3 diff with rebuilt LSD centre and calipers/slotted rotors
Whiteline sway bars 24mm front and 21mm rear
Custom lowered springs approx 90mm/KYB shocks

Interior
C/F doortrims/centre console/gearstick surround
Custom nightglow guages
Momo Race 320mm steering wheel
Sparco reclinable seats on modified SA22c rails


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Old 07-12-2010, 01:36 PM   #2
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Very Nice car, Congrats!!!
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:00 PM   #3
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Congrats very good looking car
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:26 PM   #4
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Congrats! sweet looking car
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Old 07-14-2010, 08:58 PM   #5
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Well deserved, congrats.
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Old 07-29-2010, 06:38 PM   #6
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beautiful car!
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Old 07-29-2010, 07:59 PM   #7
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beautiful,I like it!
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